Tom Murray denied European Tour card for signing incorrect scorecard

English Tour pro DQ'd from European Tour Q-School Final for scorecard gaffe.

Andy Roberts's picture
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
English Tour pro DQ'd from European Tour Q-School Final for scorecard gaffe.

 

Another week, another costly DQ for an English Tour pro. 

Just a week after Gian-Marco Petrozzi fell foul of Rule 13-2 at European Tour Q-School Stage 2 last week, England's Tom Murray was sent packing from the Q-School Final at Lumine on day two of the six-round tournament for signing an incorrect scorecard.

The 28-year-old was well on his way to locking up a European Tour for 2019 with rounds of 66 and 70 to lie 7-under par, but his scorecard gaffe that contained two errors proved costly.

Murray’s second-round 70 was recorded accurately, scores on two of his holes were incorrectly marked: one too high, the other too low. He posted his thoughts on Twitter: 

 

 

It marked a consecutive bad break for Murray, who was narrowly denied a European Tour card when being clipped by Pedro Figueiredo by the small sum of €604 in the Road to Ras Al Khaimah standings.